Thisday Newspaper News Today Sunday 10th February 2019
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Recalls 2015 message was very powerful, resonated far beyond its borders Buhari, Atiku must play by the rules, says Jonathan foundation Emmanuel Addeh in Yenagoa and Bayo Akinloye in Lagos The European Union (EU), Saturday, reiterated its delegation to Nigeria was not in the country to select who should take over governance after the February […]
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Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has advised the electorate in the state not to be carried away by assurances by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that it would be neutral in its conduct of the general elections. He therefore charged the people to be ready to protect their votes […]
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When Globacom, the Nigerian telecommunications giant, unveiled Anthony Joshua as its brand ambassador a couple of weeks ago, something delighted me. Even though I know that the world heavyweight boxing champion is originally from Nigeria, I always see him as British. After all, Joshua — who currently holds three of the four biggest world titles […]
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Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja There was palpable tension Saturday when hoodlums attacked the campaign convoy of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Dei-Dei axis of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), setting at least ablaze nine cars. The violence occurred about a week to the general election and four days to the presidential campaign mega rallies scheduled […]
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Gboyega Akinsanmi The deputy governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), in Lagos State, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat has described the 1999 Constitution as unprogressive, noting that the legal instrument largely limits the role of state governments. Hamzat, former Commissioner for Works & Infrastructure, has equally assured Lagos residents that refuse collection would be prioritised if […]
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Yekini Jimoh in Lokoja The wife of the Kogi State Governor, Mrs. Amina Bello has been involved in a car accident along the Obajana-Kabba road on her way to Isanlu for the women’s rally of All Progressives Congress (APC). The accident occurred at Kabba, an area where the helicopter conveying the Vice President, Prof. Yemi […]
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James Sowole in Akure The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu Saturday said no person could accurately predict the 2019 presidential election result, noting that the poll would be keenly contested. He noted that it was an indication that the decision of several chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), himself inclusive, to […]
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Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja Nigeria Army yesterday said it arrested six members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) over alleged obstruction of troop movement. It denied firing gunshots on traders, who were shouting anti-military songs. A statement issued Saturday said obstruction of troop movement by the traders forced it to fire warning shots. “The […]
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John Shiklam in Kaduna Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai Saturday held a townhall meeting with some Christian leaders under the aegis of Pastors United for Change Association (PUCA), asking them to support his re-election. He held the meeting some weeks after he defended his decision to run with a Muslim running mate, Dr. Hadiza […]
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Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Lagos unveiled the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) and Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Advanced Cancer Treatment Centre, with a pledge to ensure that facilities for the prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of cancer are available to many more Nigerians. During the inauguration, the Chief Medical […]
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